Designed products surround us all and range from bus tickets to buildings. This unit focuses firmly on usability and the increasingly important phenomenon of people-centred design. It aims to inform consumers of design (i.e., all of us) about this crucial characteristic of design. The unit is derived from the Open University course T211 on Design and Designing, but as well as stimulating interest in areas of concern for producers of design it might also provide an introduction to engineering, ma
Radiation Belts and Plasmapause Fluctuate Under Solar Storm
In this visualization, we see the interaction of the radiation belts (violet-white), the plasmapause (green surface) and magnetopause (grey surface).
"Media and Methods: Seeing and Expression, Spring 2009"
" This class examines frameworks for making and sharing visual artifacts using a trans-cultural, trans-historical, constructionist approach. It explores the relationship between perceived reality and the narrative imagination, how an author's choice of medium and method of construction constrains the work, how desire is integrated into the structure of a work, and how the cultural/economic opportunity for exhibition/distribution affects the realization of a work. Students submit three papers and
This patient education program discusses ovarian cancer, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, as well as female reproductive anatomy. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Abnormal: Positions - Vertical Suspension
In vertical suspension there is the feeling that the baby is slipping through the examiner's hands because of the low tone in the shoulder girdle muscles. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Cranial Nerves
Examination of the baby's cranial nerve function is often accomplished by observing spontaneous activity. During crying, facial movement (Cranial Nerve 7) is observed for fullness or asymmetry. The quality and strength of the cry is a way of looking at Cranial Nerves 9 and 10 function. Sucking and swallowing assesses Cranial Nerves 5, 7, 9, 10, and 12 because all of these cranial nerves are involved in this complex act. Eye movements (Cranial Nerves 3, 4 and 6) can be assessed by using the vesti
2 An introduction to the process view of business operations
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are designed and managed well. This course taster uses case studies and models to illustrate the importance of effective operations management and outlines the steps to preparing your own operations proposal.
TRACE: 171 Angstrom Wavelength Image Showing MOSS Disc Center
An animation of TRACE imagery in the 171 Angstrom wavelength, showing a MOSS disc center
In this activity, students filter different substances through a plastic window screen, different sized hardware cloth and poultry netting. Their model shows how the thickness of a filter in the kidney is imperative in deciding what will be filtered out and what will stay within the blood stream.
282 GG "Each Other" or "One Another"?
Is there actually a difference?
2011 California College of the Arts Commencement (short)
California College of the Arts (CCA) held its 104th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco. Honorary doctorate Betty Reid Soskin delivered the commencement address to more than 450 CCA graduates and their families. Fellow honorary doctorate John Baldessari and Soskin were also honored at a private dinner and participated in the post-commencement reception at CCA's San Francisco campus. [Thanks to Indira Allegra for producing this vi
The Crystal Capers: #5
All of Auburn's sports teams are "all in" for each other. Here, Aubie is seen sneaking the crystal football into the women's basketball locker room, where Coach Nell Fortner and two of her student athletes, Chantal Hilliard and Blanche Alverson, get pumped up during a practice break by reviewing the BCS National Championship game. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
AppFabric.tv - ServiceBus HTTP / REST API Recently the ServiceBus team released some great new support for Queues and Topics, allowing you to access queues via a client library as well as HTTP. In this episode, I'm joined by Will Perry, a tester on the ServiceBus team, who shows us how you can use the HTTP API with ServiceBus queues.
Recently the ServiceBus team released some great new support for Queues and Topics, allowing you to access queues via a client library as well as HTTP. In this episode, I'm joined by Will Perry, a tester on the ServiceBus team, who shows us how you can use the HTTP API with ServiceBus queues.
Pet Heat Safety: Rules for Caring for Pets
This four minute provides some tips on taking care of your dog in hot weather. Also deals with adopting animals at the end of the video.
A la recherche de solutions pour la pénurie d'eau
Tu lis un article sur la problématique de l'eau au Zimbabwe. Ensuite, tu dois répondre à une série de questions.
Phillies Tickets Now is a fan site dedicated to the Philadelphia Phillies. Fans can find player and team statistics, tickets to all games as well as official merchandise like jersey's, T - shirts etc. Can this be another World Series years for the Fightin Phils?
El Nino Equatorial Fly-by Showing Sea Surface Temp and Height Anomaly on a Globe: January 1997 throu
An animation of sea surface temperature and sea surface height anomalies in the Pacific Ocean for the period January 1997 through December 1997. The data is shown on a globe and the point of view moves from showing a full globe to flying over the equatorial Pacific toward South America.
AMSR_E Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Data Used to Forecast 2003 Hurricane Season
Researchers and forecasters often study sea surface temperatures for an activity predictions for 2003 in part to changing conditions in the Pacific Ocean, such as the demise of El Nino. This sequence traces the evolution of the warmer-than-normal waters associated with the weak El Nino that developed in the late fall of 2002. By January, the warm conditions began to dissipate. Fewer than normal hurricanes generally form when El Nino is present. Researchers say the Pacific may transition to the c
Space Week: Space Station and Beyond, Part 2
A Mars mission will be an expensive, long-term endeavor, but it's a dream that inspires the next generation of space explorers.
'Geld - van vee tot pc' Stimuleer het numismatisch verzamelen in Vlaanderen. In mensentaal: het project ‘Geld …
Stimuleer het numismatisch verzamelen in Vlaanderen. In mensentaal: het project ‘Geld …